ERIC Number: ED541107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1919
Reference Count: 0
Instruction in Music. Bulletin, 1919, No. 5
Pratt, Waldo S.
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
In instruction in music, as in other related fields, the outstanding feature of the biennium 1916-1918 is the interference or readjustment occasioned by the European War. On the whole, although there has been some serious disarrangement, the direct or indirect benefits overbalance the losses. In the present rapid summary it will be convenient to mention (1) one or two lines of disturbance from war conditions; (2) several directions in which these conditions have induced novel efforts; and (3) certain points of discussion or progress not connected with war conditions. The following topics are covered: (1) Depletion in the number of teachers and pupils; (2) Some decrease among independent schools; (3) The transference of music teachers into Army work; (4) Military band development; (5) Camp singing and community music; (6) Discussions about standardization; (7) School credits for outside music study; (8) Other points of progress in public schools; and (9) Notable features in private instruction. (Contains 4 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, War, Teacher Supply and Demand, Enrollment Trends, Military Personnel, Military Service, Musical Instruments, Community Programs, Academic Standards, Standard Setting, Credits, Public Schools, Private Education
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)